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the markets are in a bubble right now, and that the economy is recovering. >> we still have a lot of work to do. but there doesn't seem to be any push to create a crisis over the debt limit or over shutting down the government. i think that's helpful. we've had economic data come out for quite a while now showing that we have a resilient economy that is growing. >> retail sales were growing. they came in better than expected for the month of february, rising 1.1%, the best numbers since september. analysts were concerned about the impact of gasoline prices and the increase in the payroll tax for us, but consumers are still spending money. important because that makes up about 70% of america's economic growth. and if you're looking for something new to buy, samsung will be happy to oblige. introducing its new galaxy 4 smartphone this week. the phone features a five-inch screen, a larger battery and a screen you don't have to touch, but just hover your fingers over. samsung is apple's main competition in the smartphone market. >>> well, the markets setting new records almost every day, and
in washington. is something going to get done this year, and would a balanced budget hurt the economy? joining me for debate, the republican wlip in the house, kevin mccarthy, and the top democrat on the budget committee, congressman chris van hollen. >> we'll talk about the future of the republican party, and republican governor scott walker of [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. licking the cream off these oreo cookies. that's stupid. you're wasting the best part. shuh, says the man without a helicopter. wait, don't go! [ male announcer ] choose your side at oreo.com. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories. ♪ to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. ♪ and harness our technology for new energy solutions. [ female announcer ] around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, to build a better
-year slowdowns in the economy. we had it in 2010, 2011, 2012. everyone is on the lookout for it again. i think what the fed has been doing represents a key difference between those three years and now, because then we had stopping and starting with qe. you had end dates. so you had the market in anticipation of ending and then wondering whether they were going to pick it back up again. because this is open-ended, i think the fuel that it provides is longer lasting and represents a key difference in part of the reason why i think we'll avoid this fourth consecutive slowdown. >> heidi, the other big story of the week is cyprus, of course. cyprus a tiny company. a big banking system that is a big percentage of the gdp of that tiny country. so how does this play out? how do you think this gets resolved? and should we worry about an impact in the united states? >> well, we definitely shouldn't worry that it's going to impact the united states, because we have different rules here. what happened in cyprus is europe likes drama. it's the birthplace of opera. it has the birthplace of a lot of forms of
at the hp pavilion ahead of tomorrow's slate of games. >> the fans equal a win for san jose's economy. monte francis live in san jose where you spoke to downtown businesses with more on the economic impact. good morning, monte. >> marla, good morning. in 2010, this tournament generated about $20 million for san jose's economy. expectations this time around are just as high. as you said, college basketball fans from across the country flying into san jose for the tournament. hotels, bars, restaurants in downtown san jose are hoping to recover some of the money they lost with nhl lockout this past season. we're told right now many hotels in san jose are fully booked. when it comes to ncaa's impact on the local economy, there is a trickle down effect. the ceo of the san jose silicon valley chamber of commerce says when the hotels are booked, that translates to more revenue for restaurants, bars, and cafes. >> the expectations are always high. obviously the economic impact can vary. i think the numbers we heard from 2010 were about $20 million in economic impact. so whenever you can bring people
care system is the largest economy in the world. we spend on health care more than the french spend on everything for 66 million people. >> of the three brothers, while he is the author of the book, he's not the one most people know from television, which doesn't mean he hasn't done television. >> here's zeke. zeke emanuel, a smart kid from harvard, now a yank at oxford. >> this was an early tv reality show called "now get out of that" which aired on the bbc in 1981. it was part intellectual challenge, part physical, obstacles, problem solving. and as you'll hear, it's not just zeke's chicago accent that sets him apart, it's how he throws himself into and at everything. >> but says you may not walk inside the area. >> that's what it says here, walk. >> later in the bog area -- >> hang on. >> it's not a top. it's a milk can or something. >> then in the water. >> this ain't no raft. where's the rubber dinghy. >> at 27 he shows physique and courage, but always leads with his brain. >> you have to hand it to zeke. he may be pushy, but where would they be without him? >> which brings us
tourism economy is such a big deal for shore towns, seaside has vowed to be up and open for business on the boardwalk this coming summer. we are back with our monday making a difference report after this. an extraordinary group on the go setting its sights on helping a lot of kids. >>> finally tonight here we have an uplifting making a difference report. tonight from los angeles where things are now looking a lot better for a lot of kids. that's because of the efforts of some caring folks helping kids whose families can't afford the eyeglasses they need, giving them a chance to see and learn and thrive. our making a difference report tonight from nbc's miguel almaguer. >> reporter: for these kids, this bus is a sight for sore eyes. >> this is going to be exciting. >> who gets to go first? >> reporter: an eye clinic on wheels built by vision to learn that provides free eye exams and glasses to students in low-income communities. >> perfect. don't move. >> reporter: fifth grader dina ventura hasn't seen clearly since kindergarten. dina is one of 34 students getting tested at her school
. >>> so just where is the economy headed? according to federal reserve chief ben bernanke the economy is improving. however, interest rates will stay low now until unemployment falls below 6.5%. >>> more news from nike after the bell investors will look at nike's future orders. china trends. and gross margins for a read on consumer demand in china and here at home. >>> expectations are climbing for home sales. >>> cash-strapped cyprus banks are still closed and late night meetings broke up with no new plan b to fund the island's much need bailout. the european central bank gave cyprus until monday to work out a deal or be cut off from emergency funding. >>> closer to home, cvs is weighing in on its controversial policy to require employees to report their weight and body fat or face a health insurance premium increase. the company insists all data collected during health screenings is private. >>> fans of starbucks will be happy to know beginning in may they can also rack up rewards points with packaged coffee purchases at grocery and drugstores. >>> meanwhile, walmart is expanding it
increases, even some stimulus money to try to get the economy going. but it's significant that they're fighting at a lower level of intensity and turmoil. notice that the congress left for easter break without a crisis over a government shutdown. there was no crisis over potential debt limit, and government default earlier this year. could come back this summer but so long as it lasts, that's calming for the markets and good for the economy, and it may, lester, leave some space still for a compromise in which democrats would agree to changes in cuts in medicare and social security, and republicans would come up with a little bit more tax revenue, lester. >> all right, john harwood tonight, thank you. >>> president obama wrapped up his four-day visit to the middle east today, after helping israel and turkey end a three-year diplomatic dispute. that, in turn, will help the region deal with the civil war in syria. before he left today, the president turned his attention to the past, visiting jordan's ancient city of petra, one of the world's most celebrated archaeological sites. with t
on iran still have not pushed their economy to unrest that would lead to collapse. >>> spring arrived earlier in tokyo. it's a sight for our winter weary eyes. cherry blossom blooming ten days ahead of schedule. the annual symbol of new beginnings and fresh starts arrived early this year thanks to a remarkably warm march. it's the earliest sighting since 2002. looks great. >>> and closer to home, a good time during a day of peace, paws and music. thousands of canines and their companions came out to the weekend woofstock fair in the florida keys. the event is held to promote dog adoptions and these pups put on their best showing, chasing, racing, jumping and splashing for the cameras. i might adopt one, too, after seeing these guys. >>> don't try this at home or anywhere else for that matter. you would think flying through the air in wing suits is dangerous enough by itself, but two daredevils took it to a new level. the pair well known for high risk jumps. the pair are well known for their high-risk jumps. that's scary, man. couldn't you be off by a couple feet and -- >> yeah, you do
housing economy and these are good times for the south bay and now we have march madness on top of it. the games of course here at hp pavilion but ripple effects will be felt throughout downtown san jose. welcome to the ground floor of march madness. literally. crews hammering in the basketball court that will host teams from around the country here at hp pavilion while the cooking staff is prepared to handle the rush of basketball players, fans and officials. >> we anticipate being sold out for the next four nights with reservations and dinner parties. we have several private dining rooms that are also booked for officials and special dinners and things like that. >> reporter: downtown restaurants, hotels and other businesses will all benefit from the tournament. >> it's an honor for us to host this event again. >> reporter: while the arena which just had the floor shipped in from ncaa headquarters will have its moment in the spotlight too. >> it showcases itself well. it looks great on tv. we have a full service staff here that works with the ncaa. so those are the reasons why we're
. march madness is coming to town this week. we have a ground floor look at how this city and the economy is getting ready. there are renovation projects and then there is this. crews laying down the floor where march madness will happen inside hp pavilion. >> and a feather in the cap for this building. >> reporter: putting the arena in the national spot light with teams and fans from all over the country to follow. >> we are going to be showcasing our building on tv to a national audience. that is great exposure for the building and the city of san jose to showcase as not only a great athletic city but one of the great in the united states. >> reporter: the benefits will be felt outside hp pavilion. downtown san jose restaurants and hotels will be packed this week. >> we will be sold out starting tomorrow through saturday. >> reporter: as visitors pour money into a south bay economy that has been on a tech fuelled housing boosted roll. >> we anticipate being sold out with reservations and dinner parties. we have several private dining rooms booked for officials and special dinners and st
. >> he won't get $42 million. >> in this economy it might be tough. >> 2007, i'll pay $40. that's it. top line. >> that's it. time for a look at the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. final word should come today for the faa on which airport control towers will be closed. the closings come with the loss of $600 billion in sequestration cuts at the f.a.a. the agency release add list of 200 towers facing potential closure. >>> and happy birthday to reese witherspoon. she turns 37 today. here's a look at what's coming up on the "today" show. a live report on whether pope francis could be rethinking the church's stance on celibacy based on a past admission of his. >>> and how a new beyonce song is stirring controversy. keep it here for local weather, news, sports and more. thanks for watching "early today," your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. today," your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a great one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com . . . >>> good morning. live in the south bay, southbound 280, part of it, shut down after a fatal hit an
board before the rest of economy class. is it worth it for you? the program is being tested at airports in texas, maryland, virginia and florida. >>> it's been a long time coming after a year and a half of anticipation. the blackberry z-10 hit stores today. the redesigned touch screen blackberry is available through at&t. verizon, t-mobile and sprint versions will be able in the coming weeks. it allows users to have multiple apps open just like a computer desktop. a new keyboard blackberry is coming in two to three months. >>> in health matters, norovirus is now the biggest cause of severe stomach troubles for young kids. researchers at the centers for disease control reviewed data on more than 140,000 children under the age of 5 who visited a doctor for acute gastroenteritis. norovirus is highly contagious and spread through close contact with sick people and contaminated food. >>> another reason to avoid sodium. harvard researchers have linked excess salt consumption to more than two million deaths worldwide in 2010. the doctors analyzed more than 200 studies looking at the sodium int
to ask for money. but if they don't get a deal their economy collapses. businesses can't pay suppliers or employees if the banks stay closed. when it happened in argentina in 2001, the people there were reduced to bartering for food. lester? >> michelle caruso-cabrera tonight. >>> back in this country the fight over guns heated up today with two of the most visible figures in that debate arguing their positions on morning television. nbc's kristin welker has more on that from the white house. >> reporter: with stiffer gun laws facing an uncertain future in congress, new york mayor michael bloomberg squared off against national rifle association's ceo wayne la pierre on "meet the press" today. >> i think i've spent $12 million on running ads. >> he can't buy america. >> tell didn't don't protect criminals. >> reporter: bloomberg announced a $12 million campaign aimed at convincing swing senators to support universal background checks. >> i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight for my right to keep it. background checks have nothing to do with taking guns away from anyone. >> reporte
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on they are going to try to privatize it. we don't want that. we cannot allow that to happen. >> with the economy improving, we're seeing the mail coming back a little bit slowly. what we've lost is bill paying. people pay bills online. it's free, convenient. that won't come back. we've reacted in a responsible way. >> he said they never laid anyone off. they used buyouts and other methods to reduce manpower. they are looking into using smart phones, package delivery options, testing a system where say you order by 9:00 a.m. and get package delivered by noon, he says the postal will be viable for the next 10 years. reporting live, christie smith. >>> a memorial growing in santa rosa today for a 14-year-old boy killed in a crash at a raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop in santa rosa. friends bringing flowers and candles and balloons to the front door leaving messages of support for the family. he was killed saturday night when a car on the the raceway lost control and slammed into the pit crew. the car was driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total
questions on the economy but what investors really want to know if he's going to continue with economic stimulus. natalie? >> jackie deangelis at the new york stock exchange, thank you. >>> a routine stop gave police officers the fright of their lives. officers approached a man sitting in his parked car, said accidentally hit and killed a deer, stowing it in his trunk. the officers asked to see it, and as you saw, when they opened the trunk the young deer jumped out alive, he made a break for it, darted off to freedom in a nearby forest. surprise. still alive. go, little deer, go, go. >> oh my gosh. >> be free. a nightmare about that last night. >> meanwhile we have missed a huge story. >> it's breaking. did you know about this one? >> spring has sprung. >> look at us. >> we look like a bouquet here. >> color of easter eggs. >> a reality check. that's us right there in full color. >> that's our plaza. spring may not be in the air but it is on the plaza. we'll get outside and enjoy some of the flowers later on. >> there's still snow on the ground. i can't even believe it's spring. >> we'
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